1911-1921 Politics and Wars

World War 1

Technological breakthroughs in a Modern-era resulted in one of the World’s deadliest conflicts. here is the short version of WW1.

In the 19th Century, the major European powers had gone to great lengths to maintain a balance of power throughout Europe, resulting by 1900 in a complex network of political and military alliances throughout the continent.

German industrial and economic power had grown greatly after unification and the foundation of the Empire in 1870. Britain and Germany entered Naval rivalry in mid 1890s,As a result, each nation strove to out-build the other in terms of capital ships. Many other Countries and Empires entered conflict.

The First World War or World War I thereafter, was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world’s great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (centred around the Triple Ententeof Britain, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around theTriple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy). More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history. More than 9 million combatants were killed, largely because of great technological advances in firepower without corresponding advances in mobility. It was the sixth deadliest conflict in world history, subsequently paving the way for various political changes such as revolutions in the nations involved.

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